Dial Down Your Holiday Stress

THURSDAY, Nov. 22 (HealthDay News) -- From crowded shopping malls to unpaid bills to an onslaught of out-of-town guests, the holidays can cause overwhelming stress. One way to remain calm is to manage unrealistic expectations, experts advise.

Soy-Rich Diets May Not Prevent Hot Flashes in Most Menopausal Women

THURSDAY, Nov. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming soy products doesn't prevent hot flashes and night sweats in most women, a large study suggests.

Health Tip: Preparing Baby Formula

(HealthDay News) -- Proper preparation and handling of baby's formula can help keep your child from getting sick.

Tips for Holiday Heartburn Relief

THURSDAY, Nov. 22 (HealthDay News) -- It might be a good idea to take stock of the heartburn products in your medicine cabinet before heading out to any holiday parties, an expert advises.

Health Tip: Use Antibiotics Wisely

(HealthDay News) -- Your child must take an antibiotic according to a doctor's prescription or label instructions, to make sure the medicine works properly and doesn't foster drug-resistant bacteria.

Dinner-Table Turkeys Differ Greatly From Their Ancestors

THURSDAY, Nov. 22 (HealthDay News) -- The turkey that makes a special guest appearance on your Thanksgiving dinner table is genetically very distinct from its wild-roaming ancestors, researchers say.

Secondhand Smoke Very Unhealthy for Kids in Cars: Study

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Spending just 10 minutes in the backseat of a car with a smoker in the front increases a child's daily exposure to harmful air pollutants by up to 30 percent, a new study finds.